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If You Are Thinking About Building A New Kit Home In The Next 12 Months.
Why not adopt (and even adapt) one of our fantastic energy-efficient kit designs?
Whether you are looking to build a well-insulated new home or a fully certified Passive House, we’re here to help provide the solution you need. We can customise the design for you.
You’ve Waited Years To Make This Dream Happen.
What if someone could offer you exactly what you want?
We specialise in supporting you through the construction of your build. We take care of all of the design aspects including the planning application and obtaining the building warrant for the build. We can avoid reinventing the wheel with bespoke design work that we can save you time and money.
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We REALLY Understand The Problems You Are Facing.
Where do you start with a build – is it with a local contractor or an architect, perhaps? What about getting trapped with spiralling design fees costing many thousands of pounds and then still having no idea how much your build will cost?
From navigating everything from planning challenges to managing costs, architectural, structural and engineering services design – there are just some of the many ways that projects can go wrong.
We offer an alternative way forward. By us leveraging our existing designs and organising a Budget Cost Plan for you, we can get you to a point of understanding the expected costs of your build for a minimal cost.
Neat LivingA One-Stop-Shop For Your New Home
There Is No Need To Become A Grand Designs Victim.
You need someone on your side to protect your interests and complete the project in a professional yet cost-effective manner. We have the tried and tested solutions ready to go.
Dealing with Neat Living has been an enjoyable experience. The fundamental attraction was their ethos, they understood what we wanted to achieve and were happy to build on ideas.
Communication was always good and planning was incredibly straightforward due to their forward planning and professionalism. All in all, they are a delight to deal with!
Budget Cost PlanThe logical first step on your self-build journey
What is a Budget Cost Plan?
The Budget Cost Plan is a document which includes all of the expected costs of your build, based on available information – such as the design drawings. The costs are established through what is called an elemental build-up, meaning that all the different elements of the project are considered.
The plan brings together not only the costs of your timber kit from Neat Living but also the other construction and fit-out costs, which will be undertaken by a local contractor.
The plan is prepared by an independent Quantity Surveyor and uses local construction rates – appropriate for the site location. A budget cost plan is the logical starting point for understanding your project costs.
Why you need a Budget Cost Plan (before you start)
If you are asking the question, “How much will my project cost?” then this is where a Budget Cost Plan can really help you.
To put it succinctly, it allows you to get an early handle on costs and make an early “stop” or “go” decision before incurring additional design or planning-related costs. Once you have your completed Budget Cost Plan you can proceed to the next steps – design and planning permission.
Are you curious about finding out how much it will cost to build your house? A Budget Cost Plan is needed to gain an informative understanding of costs prior to undertaking other aspects, such as ground surveys, planning and undertaking detailed design. Reasonable allowances, which are called provisional sums, can be made for items not designed at this stage.
Budget Cost Plan Layout
Your Budget Cost Plan is tailored to your chosen Neat Living design and includes relevant local costs for the various elements. Supplied in pdf format.
Allowances can be made for contingencies and unknown items, at this stage.
Note: The content / layout shown is for illustrative purposes only.
The Top Three Benefits Of A Budget Cost Plan
No. 1 The Construction Cost
Do you want to know what your construction costs could be? The plan generates the initial high-level expected costs for undertaking your build. Allowances can be made for items that are not fully designed at this stage.
No. 2 Funding
The plan provides essential information that allows you to decide on options to fund your project, either self-funding or financing via a self-build mortgage. If you are thinking of applying for a self-build mortgage, you will need to provide details about expected construction costs – and an independently prepared budget cost plan will be able to provide details about these costs.
No. 3 Convenience
Neat Living takes care of all of the complex work behind the scenes and will generate the background information for the project, prepare the budget cost plan and have it delivered to you for your consideration.
Even More Reasons For Choosing Neat Living!
1. Securing planning. A pre-application is followed by a full application for planning with the local authority. As more local authorities are tasked with delivering more energy-efficient homes, we provide a reason why your local authority should support your selected Neat Living design.
2. Obtaining a Building Warrant. We organise the detailed design work as part of our One-Stop-Shop solution, making it convenient and cost-effective for you.
3. Best value in the market. Once all of the information is assembled we’ll then organise competitive tenders using a specialist and independent quantity surveyor. This is a critical stage as the contractors know that they are pricing competitively against others. We work for you to obtain the best value possible in the market.
In summary – everything is completed in small stages, which keeps the costs down. Most importantly there is a structured approach to get the best possible value for money and minimise your risk as we obtain competitive bids based on comprehensive detailed design information.
We’re not done yet. Yes, there is more!
If you have any site-specific information such as photographs or videos or anything else that you think is relevant, you can send this to us ahead of our One-to-One meeting.
Unbeatable Value – this is what we’re offering!
What our offer would typically include in the marketplace:
A desktop review to discuss your site and review any relevant information with a self-build specialist £100.
Budget Cost Plan £500.
Architectural drawings £3,000 plus.
In total this package is worth about £3,500 or more. Our offer to you today is considerably lower than that.
Best of all, our offer gets your project off the ground in the right financial direction.
We’re committed to bringing exceptional value to your project.
We’re not going to charge £3,500 at all.
Instead, to start with we’re offering to review your site information and have a free One-to-One chat with you.
Then, if you want to progress to the next stage, we’ll prepare a Budget Cost Plan – as explained above for £395.00.
As you’ll appreciate our usual price for all of these combined services is much higher – starting at around £3.500. We’re keen to get you on board so this offer is for a limited number only.
Reach out to us today and save over £3,000. Once they are gone, they’re gone.
Before we charge you any money, we’re offering the initial consultation for free. This will give us a chance to meet online and speak about your project. Ideally, we’d like to have any site photographs or videos, which you can send to us and we’ll look over these before the online consultation. (Start by filling in the form below – we’ll send you a link to send this information to after you book the free consultation below).
Go ahead and register your details with us in the form below. Please tick the box if you’d like us to schedule a One-to-One.
Again, this special offer is limited. We have very limited spaces available so please act quickly.
A Quick Reminder
Starting any construction project is quite daunting. Poor design, planning challenges and cost overruns must be managed effectively.
Neat Living offers a tried and tested solution – with not only great-looking, energy-efficient designs but the workflow is also organised in a practical and customer-friendly and most importantly a cost-effective way.
We’ll navigate the technical aspects of design and planning and organise competitive bids for site works. In addition, we will supply the timber kit to your site.
Start your build off in the right way and book a free consultation today, while this offer is still available. Once they’re gone, they’re gone.